Artsakh has great opportunities for developing adventure tourism.
Artsakh has great opportunities for adventure tourism development. Head of the Tourism Department of Artsakh Republic
According to him, in this respect, the landscape of Artsakh allows to come to a conclusion that the country can occupy a special place as an adventure tourism direction.
"Besides, almost all the main mountain climbing directions are linked to the region's historic-cultural peculiarities, such as monasteries, fortresses, and various legends about them, which can make the mountaineering or hiking more exciting. It will attract tourists with different preferences.
There are initiatives in Artsakh, such as the Sports Tourism Federation, which organizes summer camps andcampaigns. We are ready to provide appropriate support to already established organizations and individuals who have such an idea. Besides, for creating favorable conditions for the development of mountain tourism in Artsakh we cooperate with different organizations, including foreign ones, "said A. Grigoryan.
“There is still a lot to be done in this direction, as the mountain climbing is a highly specialized and safety-related activity and must be in the focus of attention of the competent authorities.
International Mountain Day is celebrated annually on December 11.
International Mountain Day is an opportunity to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build partnerships that will bring positive change to the world’s mountains and highlands.
International Mountain Day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003 and has been celebrated annually since then.